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Researchers discover key genetic trigger that compromises cancer immunotherapy

An international research team has discovered a gene that triggers a process called “exhaustion” in the immune T cells used to battle cancer in immunotherapy. The gene, called Tox, launches a process that remodels the cells’ machinery to...
17-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Martine Roussel, Ph.D., of St. Jude Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Martine Roussel, Ph.D., a member of the Department of Tumor Cell Biology and co-leader of the Cancer Biology Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Roussel is one of 100 new members and...
7-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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St. Jude Physician-Scientist Receives AACR Award

The American Association for Cancer Research has named Esther Obeng, M.D., Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital recipient of the 2019 Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award.
7-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Charles Mullighan named St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director

Dr. Mullighan will help guide precision medicine, preclinical and other strategic research initiatives within the cancer center
26-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACR: Genetic study identifies a risk factor for stroke among cancer survivors

Research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has identified a genomic risk factor associated with stroke in childhood cancer survivors. The findings were announced today at a press conference as part of the American Association for Cancer...
1-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genomic analysis offers roadmap for diagnosis and treatment of a high-risk leukemia

Acute erythroid leukemia (AEL) is a high-risk cancer with a dismal prognosis, uncertain genetic basis and controversy surrounding the diagnosis. That is changing, thanks to research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital that appears today...
28-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Association for Cancer Research honors Cancer Control and Survivorship Program

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has announced that the 13th annual AACR Team Science Award will be presented to the Cancer Control and Survivorship Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Cancer Control and...
28-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genetic Variations in a Fourth Gene Linked to Elevated Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have completed one of the largest studies yet designed to advance understanding of why Hispanic children are more likely to develop leukemia and less likely to survive
14-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

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